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The Founders of our country thought that the impulse toward partisanship was a darker side of human nature that needed checks. They called it faction. They wrote about it, especially in the Federalist Papers, and warned of its insidious effect on government and society. They knew that good government resides in following the law, not implementing party or interest-group agendas on the public dime.
A continuing weak economy and last month's bipartisan tax cut legislation will drive the government's deficit to a record $1.5 trillion this year, a new government estimates predicts. The eye-popping numbers mean the government will continue to borrow 40 cents for every dollar it spends.
FIFA says Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera has bought rights to show the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across the Middle East and North Africa.
A bill that would ban all Mississippi motorists from texting while driving has cleared the Senate Judiciary B Committee.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says there is a full deployment of more than 200 vehicles out treating streets as the region's first significant snowfall of the winter begins.
Michelle Obama says whenever she's feeling bad or sorry for herself she thinks of America's military families.
President Obama's State of the Union address was his best opportunity since his midterm "shellacking" to seriously address the debt and deficit issues that threaten America's economic stability now and far
A day after President Obama called on Congress to work with him to streamline executive departments, protect Social Security and reform corporate taxes, the White House said Mr. Obama will wait and see what ideas come in on deficit reduction and government reorganization.
The Obama administration on Wednesday voiced its support for the Egyptian people's rights to freedom of expression and assembly, as a second day of protests in Cairo saw police using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators.